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Smart Antivirus 2010. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

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Also known as SmartAntivirus2010, Smart Antivirus2010, SmartAntivirus 2010 | Type: Rogue Antispyware
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Smart Antivirus 2010 is a rogue security application that uses various misleading methods to scare you into thinking that your computer is seriously infected with spyware, adware, Trojans and other malware. Once installed, the rogue program will perform fake system scan and report false scan results. Then it will ask you to buy a full version of the program to remove non-existing system security threats. Do not purchase this program and uninstall Smart Antivirus 2010 from your computer as soon as possible because it can damage your PC or download additional malware onto your computer.

Usually, SmartAntivirus2010 is promoted through the use of Trojans which display fake security alerts claiming that your computer is infected or that you are under attack. The rogue program is also promoted on various malicious websites and via fake online anti-malware scanners, hijackers. You may install this parasite mistakenly too. For example, a Trojan virus or a rogue anti-spyware application pretends to be a video codec or driver pack required to view certain online videos. You may see Flash_Player_1.42.exe is required to view this video or similar notification. Install codecs only from well known and reputable websites.

While running, Smart Antivirus 2010 will flood your computer with fake security alerts and notifications about privacy issues. It will slow down your computer and block antivirus software. And that's not all. To make things even worse, this infection will hijack your web browser and redirect. Likely, you won't be able to access certain security related websites and download antivirus software.

If you find that your computer is infected with this parasite, please use the removal guide below to remove Smart Antivirus 2010 from the system manually for free. Smart Antivirus 2010 properties:
• Changes browser settings
• Shows commercial adverts
• Stays resident in background

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Smart Antivirus 2010 manual removal

Kill processes:
Smart Antivirus-2010.exe
Delete registry values:
# HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ??Smart Antivirus 2010??
# HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Smart Antivirus 2010
# HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Smart Antivirus 201
Unregister DLLs:

Delete files:
Smart Antivirus-2010.lnk,
Smart Antivirus-2010.exe
System Root%\\Samples
User Profile%\\Local Settings\\Temp
Program Files%\\Smart Antivirus 2010
Documents and Settings%\\All Users\\Start Menu\\Programs\\Smart Antivirus 2010
Documents and Settings%\\All Users\\Application Data\\Smart Antivirus 2010

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Comments on Smart Antivirus 2010


It has disabled task manager and registry editor. No way to kill the process or fix the registry!

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